Resources

This initiative compiles materials that help STEM education leaders create improvements in their classrooms, transform institutions, and advance research.
Review our staff picks for timely resources related to pressing issues or use the search and categorization features to browse research, reports, and other materials.

Staff Picks

  • Patching Together a Plan for Student Success

    Let us explore where innovative learning environments are best used to make learning more accessible and education more flexible and equitable, complementing t…

  • Advancing Interdisciplinary Undergraduate STEM Education for Increased Workforce Preparation

    How do we engage STEM students in interdisciplinary learning to better prepare them for the workforce? In this workshop, speakers share their experiences desig…

  • Environmental Technology and Data Literacy: Holistic Scientists for 21st Century STEM Careers

    Need: To develop and evaluate innovative methods for promoting discipline-specific data literacy in environmental science among undergraduate STEM students, Sa…

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  • Student Produced Audio Narratives (SPAN)

    Need: Introductory geoscience courses play an important role in recruiting more, and more diverse, students into the STEM workforce. However, teaching these co…

  • Math Attitudes in Undergraduate Students Enrolled in Introductory Geoscience Courses

    Need: Math attitudes are intricately related to success in science, but this relationship has not been explored in geoscience. To recruit, retain, and graduate…

  • Polar Explorer – A Virtual Learning Environment for Polar Science Education

    Need: We recently began a 5-year IUSE project to develop a new digital learning environment called Polar Explorer. The Arctic is underlain by permafrost, a lay…

  • FossilSketch: first results of classroom testing

    Need: The microfossil remains that are preserved in sediments play key roles in determining the ages of geologic records, reconstructing paleoenvironments, and…

  • 3D Virtual-Rocks for Improving Rock-Category Learning in Physical Geology

    Need: This project aims to serve the national need for highly effective undergraduate STEM education. Specifically, the project aims to enhance the teaching of…

  • Data-rich and societally-oriented curricular modules: comparison of design inputs and actual use pat

    The Geodesy Tools for Societal Issues (GETSI) project was initiated to address a dearth of resources for undergraduate learning about geodesy – a branch of geo…

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AAAS-IUSE is looking for resources that will help principal investigators, faculty and other education leaders improve undergraduate STEM education. If there is a type of resource you would like to see more of, or a specific resource you would like to recommend, please reach out below.